Pharaoh's Retreat Waterfront Next to Egyptian Hills Resort & Marina!

4 Bedrooms • 3 Baths • Sleeps 1-10
Internet Fireplace Lakefront (more...)
Sleeping Arrangements: 
  • 1 King Bed in Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom in lower level
  • 1 Twin Bed; 1 bunk bed; 1 pull-out twin in 2nd bedroom in lower level
  • 1 King Bed in 3nd bedroom in main level
  • 1 King Bed in 4rth bedroom in main level

The Layout- Main Level: 

  • Full Bath
  • Living Room with Smart TV
  • Kitchen & Dining Area for 10
  • Walkout Upper Deck
  • Bedroom with king bed
  • Bedroom with king bed
  • Washer/Dryer

The Layout- Lower Level:

  • Master bedroom with king bed and ensuite bathroom
  • Bedroom with 1 twin; 1 bunk bed; 1 pull-out twin (pull out from under bunk bed, stays ground level)
  • Full bathroom
  • Walkout Patio and sidewalk to dock
  • Living room with gas fireplace and SmartTV


  • Private dock with pontoon boat rental available ($300 for single day or $250/day for number of nights staying).
  • Outside decking areas and fire pit for relaxation 
  • Weed removal completed in fall 2021
  • New ladder installed in 2021 for swimming off dock
  • 2 Kayaks for your enjoyment
  • Cleats on either side of dock to tie on own boat. 

More Information:

  • Egyptian Hills Resort and Marina next door- $30 ramp/boat launch fee
  • Pyramid Acres Marina 10 minute drive- $5 ramp/boat launch fee
  • Just 15 min drive from town of Marion 
  • Close to hiking in the Shawnee National Forest, Ferne Clyffe State Park, Giant City State Park
  • Close to biking trails at Tunnel Hill Bike Trail, and mountain biking at the new Touch of Nature bike trail
  • Each guest receives a personalized online Welcome Guide immediately upon booking- so you can plan your trip with all of our personal recommendations of places to go and things to do.

Pet Policy: Pets are not allowed unless certified and vested service dogs in accordance with the ADA (Americans' with Disabilities Act). According to the ADA, "Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities," and "Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA."

Pontoon Rental option:
As described in the listing, we offer a private pontoon rental as an exclusive option with this property. The price is $300 a single day or $250 per day for entire stay and a $1000 security deposit hold. There are separate insurance forms to fill out and we will send those prior to your arrival.  Pontoon seats 10; Universal life vests are included.  To ensure proper fitting, we encourage you to bring life vests for children.  State law requires that anyone under the age of 13 must wear a life jacket while aboard any watercraft under 26 feet in length at all times the boat is underway.  

Rental agreement and $500 security deposit hold is required (just like a hotel).

Cancellation Policy: Ninety-seven percent (97.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 14 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. Fifty percent (50.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 7 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. For cancellations made within 7 days prior to the arrival date, no refund will be issued.

This property uses dynamic pricing to offer the most competitive prices. Subject change daily. We require a signed renter's agreement by the guest with acknowledge of all house rules.
Allison is owner of Southern Illinois Vacation Rentals, a property management company specializing in boutique, unique and luxury accommodations.

Creal Springs, Illinois

Pontoon boat is available for rent: 70 hp; seats 10. $250 for the first day; $100 per day for day 2 until your departure. There are cleats on the sides of the dock for your boat to tie on.
Property Type House
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In Smart lock
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 26
  • Pets not allowed
Setting & View
  • Water View
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Lake View
  • Waterfront
  • Lake Access
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Free Internet
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Shower Gel
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dining Table
  • Baking Sheet
  • Barbeque/Grill Utensils
  • Coffee
  • Wine Glasses
Bathrooms 3 Baths
  • Master Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 – Shower, Toilet
  • Bathroom 3 – Combination Tub/Shower, Shower, Toilet
Master Bathroom is located in the Master Bedroom.
Sleeping Arrangements 4 Bedrooms, sleeps 1-10
  • Master Bedroom – 1 King bed
  • Bedroom 2 – 1 King bed
  • Bedroom 3 – 1 King bed
  • Bedroom 4 – 2 Bunk Beds
Master bedroom is located in the walkout basement with an ensuite master bathroom.
  • Television
  • Smart TV
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Boat Available
  • Fire Pit
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking On Premises
  • Luggage Dropoff Allowed
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Marina
  • Winery Tours
  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Water Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Smoke Detector
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Linens High Temp Wash
  • Cleaning Products
  • Requires Stairs
  • Potential Noise
  • Limited Amenities
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